Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.64% 0.90% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.08% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £305 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.27% +10.94% +18.52%
10th Percentile £272 £269 £324
90th Percentile £500 £530 £503
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £41.25 -
South East median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +3.45% -13.00%

OOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,392 1,851 1,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.78% 83.57% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 892 802
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.22% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 86 55
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.41 £10.00 £9.31
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.13 £42.25
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.72% +7.96% -22.41%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 8 £300 -35.14% 7
OOP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Appium
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (50.00%) Master's Degree
5 5 (50.00%) QA Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) QA
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Android
6 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (30.00%) Docker
7 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Appium
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (30.00%) Calabash
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft